Petite Lemon Poppy Seed Scones Recipe

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Gabe Published: November 13, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Petite Lemon Poppy Seed Scones Recipe

How To Make Petite Lemon Poppy Seed Scones

Plain scones can be a bit bland. Shake up your breakfast by preparing these superb lemon scones with added texture from the poppy seeds.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 37 minutes



For Scones

  • 2cupsall-purpose flourscoop and level
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • tbsppoppy seeds
  • 2tspbaking powder
  • ¼tspbaking soda
  • ½tspsalt
  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • tbsplemon zest
  • tbspfresh lemon juice
  • ¼tsplemon extract
  • 1largeegg

For Glaze

  • 1cuppowdered sugar
  • 2tbspfresh lemon juice


For Scones

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone liner and set aside.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, poppy seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Add butter to flour mixture and cut using a pastry cutter until it resembles a coarse meal. Chill inside the refrigerator.

  4. In a small mixing bowl whisk together cream, lemon zest, lemon juice, lemon extract, and egg until well combined.

  5. Add cream mixture to the dry ingredients and stir using a spatula until it starts to come together.

  6. Gently roll the mixture by hand several times until it has come together well.

  7. Pour the mixture onto a floured surface, dust top lightly with flour then gently pat and shape into a 7×7-inch square. Cut into 9 equal squares, then cut each square in half on a diagonal to create two triangles.

  8. Transfer to prepared baking sheet spacing scones evenly apart, and brush tops lightly with cream.

  9. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 14 minutes until set. Transfer to a wire rack, let cool slightly then spoon lemon glaze over tops and spread to edges.

  10. . Allow glaze to set at room temperature. Store in an airtight container.

For Lemon Glaze

  1. In a small mixing bowl whisk together powdered sugar and lemon juice until well combined. Add a little more lemon juice or a little more powdered sugar as needed.


  • Calories: 1837.40kcal
  • Fat: 97.38g
  • Saturated Fat: 59.99g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 27.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 242.81g
  • Fiber: 1.34g
  • Sugar: 219.71g
  • Protein: 8.96g
  • Cholesterol: 367.08mg
  • Sodium: 1442.12mg
  • Calcium: 272.13mg
  • Potassium: 248.94mg
  • Iron: 1.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 1051.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.62mg
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